FORMER London mayor Ken Livingstone demanded yesterday the suspension of “about a dozen” Labour MPs who are “consciously undermining” leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Mr Livingstone named Streatham MP Chuka Umunna and Ilford North MP Wes Streeting as among the worst of...
Thursday 23rd Mar 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
THERESA MAY’S reference to “record levels” of school funding is as meaningless as the other assertion trotted out routinely by under-pressure governments — that more people than ever are in work.
The latter claim has probably been true ever since population...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
GEORGE GALLOWAY will stand as an independent candidate in the Manchester Gorton by-election, triggered by the death of Labour MP Gerald Kaufman last month.
The former Labour and Respect MP, expelled by Labour in 2003 over his criticism of the Iraq war, announced his intention on the...
Wednesday 22nd Mar 2017
Unite leader McCluskey hits back at ‘backstabbing’ deputy Labour leader
CAN any Labour Party member imagine Tony Blair’s deputy John Prescott doing the rounds on TV and radio studios to wallow in his own disloyal and dishonest conduct?
Would Harriet Harman as Gordon Brown’s deputy leader have done so even despite nursing a justified grievance...
UNIONS in Yorkshire are calling on Labour councils to stop granting contracts for private firms to provide public services.
Yorkshire and Humber TUC annual conference in Bradford heard how privateers slash wages and working conditions to make profits from public services.
Monday 20th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
THE Queen signed the Article 50 Bill into law yesterday, giving Prime Minister Theresa May the power to start Brexit negotiations.
Tory MPs cheered as Commons Speaker John Bercow announced that the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) had received royal assent.
Friday 17th Mar 2017
JOHN GREEN describes how the left can counter the right-wing stranglehold on the Labour Party machinery
posted by Morning Star in Features
The low voter turnout in the recent by-elections shows Britain’s democracy is developing ever deeper fault lines due to a loss of trust, writes ANN CZERNIK
Wednesday 15th Mar 2017
EX-MINER and Labour MP for Blaydon David Anderson has made a passionate plea for unity in the Parliamentary Labour Party, comparing its division with that of striking miners in the 1980s.
Mr Anderson was speaking on Saturday at an event commemorating the deaths on the picket line of...
Monday 13th Mar 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain